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u.s. spy swap in decades. fox 5's maureen umeh here now with the details. >> reporter: brian, experts say this entire episode shows that even though the cold war between russia and the u.s. ended, information gathering never really stopped and now that the spy swap is complete, both countries are reevaluating the strengths and weaknesses of their espionage programs. it took less than two hours to complete. a spy swap the likes of which hasn't been seen in years going down on a remote airport runway in vienna, austria friday. ten russian spies swapped for four convicted u.s. spies. one plane heading directly to moscow. the other first to an air force base in southern england where two of the four u.s. spies were dropped off. then on to dulles airport. counterterrorism expert larry johnson says it may all look intriguing but what happened is standard. >> this was saturday of a traditional cold war deal where we gave up people that they wanted and we got people back that we wanted. we go back on as business as usual. >> reporter: white house officials say the deal had been in th
. here's brian bolter with the "news edge". >> i don't want any u.s. citizen to go threw what i went threw. >> reporter: this man's travel nightmare is finally over. for the last two months he was stranded overseas. the feds denied him access to the u.s. after his name mistakenly popped up on a no fly list. he's back and sharing his story. tom fitzgerald spoke with him tonight. >> reporter: yahya wehelie is a muslim. he went to school here. he has never been in trouble with the law. he traveled to yemen to learn arabic and got a first hand lesson in frustration when his name popped up on the no fly list and he was halfway around the world trying to get home. back home, yahya wehelie can finally smile. >> i felt like a billion bricks are off my back. i'm home. >> reporter: two months after after a trip to yemen to learn arabic he landed in egypt where he learned his trip was over. >> you got to go to the embassy. we can't put you on the flight. i'm like okay, what's going on. >> what was going on was wehelie's name wound up on a no fly list. he's muslim and even though he's never been
to find two missing sailors. the taliban cled one and says i holding the other hostage. but the u.s. hasn't confirmed that. connor powell is in kandahar with the latest details on the efforts to find these men. >> reporter: the u.s. military has launched a full-scale search and rescue operation to find these two missing u.s. service members. they are search the area where they were last seen by air with helicopters and planes. on the ground they've set up military checkpoints checking vehicles as they come and go and n. and out of the area. according to u.s. military officials, the two members that are of the military that are missing are members of the united states navy. the sailors were last seen leaving a base in kabul sometime friday afternoon in an armored vehicle. not clear whether or not they were on an official mission or if they just happened to leave the base for some other reason. the military's not saying why they actually did leave. now, afghan government officials in logar province south of kabul say there was a brief fire fight between this vehicle and the taliban, and tha
of them. >>> the tension mounting between the u.s. and north korea. north korea is threatening to attack a u.s. military exercise. >>> we have those stories, plus how military kids are being paid back with fun in the sun in maryland this weekend, but they will be dealing with major heat along with humidity. it is already quite warm outside. will we see more dangerous temperatures today? good morning gwen. it's going to be another day melanie where the challenge will be to try to stay cool. let's take a look at what we did temperature wise yesterday. we broke record at all three airports. 101 at national and airport, 99 at dulles. these records setback from 23 years ago in 1987. right now at national airport, 79 degrees. humidity is up at 74%. so it's another day we'll have to deal with that. a very light northerly wind, that will soon change and some neighborhood temperatures ranging into the upper to mid-80s in some areas even. and we're going to continue to see that as the day and the morning does continue to wear on. and we d have a chance of storms this afternoon. we're keeping a clo
: earthquake expert mike blanpied with the u.s. geological survey says earthquakes aren't rare in these parts. new york, southern virginia and the carolinas are more probably, but the d.c. region has had a few relatively minor tremors. >> in this area we're probably not going to get the big one right around here. we could get earthquakes big enough to do some damage and certainly there are many parts of the country that could. >> reporter: no one was injured and there was no damage reported, but people sure are talking about it. weighing in on the did you feel it section of the usgs website calling in to fox 5. but some people never even felt the earthquake sleeping through it, only learning about it hours later. >> as far as i'm concerned it did not happen. >> reporter: nothing except a little rattling and rolling has got folks talking over dinner about the day the earth around the d.c. area shook. >> it was significant. i mean, i hope i never feel that again. >> reporter: the few earthquakes that have happened here have been in the 2.5 range. they haven't been severe to cause much damage. >
war era. the u.s. and russia are now in talks to pull off the biggest spy swap in decades. here to break down the deal that's in the works. >>> months into one of the worst environmental disasters ever. crews may be on the verge of a big step in cleaning up all the oil in the gulf. that developing story is next.  i'm from the gulf coast. i vacation here. my family spends a lot of time here. and so i have a personal, vested interest in ensuring that we get this job done right. i'm keith seilhan. i'm in charge of bp's clean up on the gulf coast. bp's taken full responsibility for clean up in the gulf, and that includes keeping you informed. our crews are cleaning the gulf beaches 24/7. when oil is spotted, shore clean up assessment teams mobilize and we get right to work. over 25,000 people are included in the clean up operation. clean up efforts are coordinated from 17 staging areas across 4 states. we're working with the coast guard and many other government agencies. every day we're working with residents and local business owners to make sure these beaches are clean and that
to be a picture perfect summer. pop-tarts®. made for fun™. >>> replacing a legend in the u.s. senate. west virginia governor joe man shin is calling for a special election to fill robert byrd's senate seat and the governor says he is considering running for it himself. he is waiting for an opinion from the state's attorney general on whether the election can be held this year instead of 2012. >>> it is like the cold war all over again i'm possible deal between russia and the united states to swap spies. neither the russian nor u.s. governments are confirming the deal but it could reportedly happen sometime in the next day or so. the united states arrested ten russian spies earlier this month and russia is holding several u.s. spies. fox's david lee miller shows us one of the spies that russia wants to trade. >> reporter: most americans never heard igor sutyagin but now he could play a key role. fox news is told he could be released as part of a prisoner swap involving at excused spies arrested last month in the u.s. the attorney says he could be flown to the uk as soon as tomorrow. all of
with his kids bobby and isabella. >>> the women's u.s. open paula kramer wearing all pink today on championship sunday. she entered the final round with a three-shot lead. kramer with her approach shot on number 15. it would cozy up nice and close to the hole to set her up for an easy birdie putt. she never relinquished the lead. she would tap in for par. she finished three under par, the only golfer to finish in red number. kramer wins the u.s. open, the first major of her career. >>> lass' all the time we have -- that's all the time we have for tonight's show. thanks for letting us be a part of your weekend. hope you had a good night. good night, everybody.
for the iranian scientist who claims u.s. agents abducted him. tonight hear how he says the feds got him to the u.s. >>> this man convicted of blackmailing david letterman but he's also up for a major award. this doesn't have to be our future. not if the senate acts now on legislation to promote energy efficiency, biofuels, and renewable energy sources. let's make america more energy independent, protect our environment, and create millions of new jobs right here at home - instead of losing those jobs to other countries. if you want to change america's energy future, call your senators and tell them to support clean energy legislation now. >>> a shooting in a d.c. public school parking lot left an 18- year-old hurt. the victim is a participant in the city's summer youth jobs program. this happened just before noon today outside raymond elementary school in northwest. fox 5's karen gray houston has the story. >> reporter: investigators combed the area looking for clues. a police dog was brought in to search for a weapon. anxious parents rushed to the scene. >> it don't make sense. bullets don't have
with at least two of the four people convicted of spying for the u.s. they were exchanged for ten confessed russian acts busted on u.s. -- agents busted on u.s. soil. >> reporter: less than two weeks after they were arrested ten convicted russian spies are now in moscow. without any fanfare, their plane touched down at one of the city's airports. for most of those on board, including anna chapman it was a return home but for a naturalized u.s. citizen, it is likely to only be -- to be only a stop on her native peru. in exchange for their release, russia set free four prisoners, three former kgb agents and arms control researcher. the actual spy swap took place in vienna, austria. one russian analyst says even though it was a lopsided exchange of ten for four, the u.s. got the better deal. >> i think the swap was quite pragmatic for the until. we gave up -- for the united states. we gave up a spy ring here that didn't seem to do great damage to u.s. national security. in exchange we received a number of potentially high level, highly valuable russian intelligence officers. >> reporter: the f
are spending the july fourth holiday with u.s. troops in iraq. the two presided over a ceremony for new citizens in baghdad this morning. more than 200 u.s. service mens were sworn in as american citizens. there was an attack at the u.s. embassy in baghdad. there were no injuries or damage reported from the shelling. >>> u.s. troops in afghanistan have a new top commander. general david petreaus has taken command in the wake of general stanley mcchrystal's unexpected departure. connor powell has the det >> reporter: general petreaus russ assumes the top spot in afghanistan. nato and afghan officials must work together to defeat a stiffen my. >> we must demonstrate to the people and to the taliban that afghan and isap forces are here to safeguard the afghan people and that we are in this to win. that is our clear objective. >> reporter: petreaus will not make major strategy changes. his predecessor general mccriticism was fired after making unflattering comments in a rolling stone magazine. >> no one did more in helping get the inputs right than general mcchrystal. >> reporter: gop leade
david axelrod. and arizona republican senator jon kyl. then the u.s. and israel mend fences and focus on the growing threat to peace in the middle east. >> can you believe that a nuclear iran can be contained? >> chris: israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in a "fox news sunday" exclusive. plus, the president tries out a new line of attack for november. we'll ask the panel if running against bush will work again, all right now on "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in washington. with a lot of ground to cover, let's turn to our first guest, obama senior advisor david axelrod. welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> thanks, chris. good to be here. >> chris: let's start with the latest news. b.p. is replacing the containment cap on its run-away well. the company hopes to have it done monday, as you can see from the live spill cam. until then the oil is gushing up in the gulf. it also hopes, b.p., to -- it's working to finish the two relief wells. how confident are you that they will have this spill contained, stopped by the end of july? >> well, reasonably confident, but
report found more than 6,000 health and safety violations in the u.s. capitol complex. the problems range from fire hazards to electrical issues. fox 5's tom fitzgerald has been trying for days to speak with the architect of the capitol about those vie layings. we finally caught up with him. >> reporter: this report -- since the report became public this week, we've been trying without success to get an interview with the architect of the capitol. he didn't have to talk to us but he does have to talk to congress. d.c. congresswoman eleanor holmes norton wants some answers. >> i'm a member and i want to know. >> reporter: answers into why this government report found 6,300 safety hazards inside capitol hill office buildings, including 1700 electrical problems and more than 1,000 fire hazards. norton says the hill's 30,000 workers and millions of visitors also deserve to know what's being done. >> i didn't want to read this place was -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: the report also found the library of congress racked up 537 violations. the press office of the architect of the capitol had
. >> no children should be living away from the parents. >> this is the children's march, and these are u.s. citizen children. there are 500 u.s. citizen children representing 4 million u.s. citizen children in this country with one or more parents that is undocumented, either been deported, in deportation, or living in fear of deportation. >> nobody should be separated from their family. >> my parents are illegal immigrants and are treated like criminals, and that's not fair. they are only here to work hard and have done it so far for 22 years. i don't see any reason they should go to jail. >> unfortunately, obama administration in spite of rhetoric and stance increased enforcement since the bush administration. we have now over 1100 people a day arrested and deported. most of them have families. that means that between 1,000 and 2000 u.s. citizen children see a father or mother taken away, arrested, by armed men, every day. >> reporter: reverend coleman calling those children of deported illegals obama orphans. no telling whether their protest today will inspire the president to ease up a
in the charges. >>> tonight, officials in sepress are responding to u.s. criticism of their decision to let a russian spy suspect out on bail and still no sign of christopher metzos who jumped bail after being arrested on the resort island. the investigators are searching ports, yachts, arenas and airports looking for him and insist that the police bear no responsibility for his disappearance. >> and we don't have an indication he abandoned the island. we're still in the process of seeing if he remains in cypress territory. investigators haven't said whether russians might be helping or hiding metzos and the island had a long history of involvement and cold war espionage. >>> mayor fenty is denying rumors he was once involved in a domestic dispute and that the police department tried to cover up the allegations. the police chief kathy lanier and the mayor addressed the issue today. >> they tried this when i ran four years ago. it's nothing more than the worse types of politics. >> the rumors surfaced, i believe, as soon as he began running for mayor and have been around since. >> chief lani
be arrested and deported even if they have children that are u.s. citizens. here's monday on this story. >> what do we want? >> justice. >> reporter: they're calling this a children's march for the estimated 4 million u.s. citizen children in this country who have had at least one parent deported of deportation. >> my parents are illegal immigrants and they're treated like criminals and that's not fair. they're only here to work hard and they've done it for 22 years and i don't see any reason why they should go to jail. >> reporter: no, it's not the state of arizona, but the federal government's immigration laws that are under attack here. >> nobody should be separated from their family. no children should be living away interest their parents. >> reporter: -- away from their parents. >> reporter: but that's what happened to eve gomez to just graduated. >> the best opportunity for me to succeed in life if i can stay here and complete my education in the u.s. >> reporter: both of his parents have been sent back to india. he's facing deportation next month. >> i'm following the law like a
on unrelated federal charges including a violent crime. the u.s. attorneys confirms this person of interest is scheduled to go on trial in november and is being held without bond. >>> police are investigating the murder of a virginia man killed in oakland, california. he was in california if a job interview with google. police say he went to an oakland dentist for a cleaning sunday night. after his appointment, he and a dental hygienist were outside when two men held them up and he was shot to death. the dentist was not harmed. he was seen here with his wife. police and crime stoppers of oakland are covering a $0,000 reward for information to help solve this case. >>gang members and their soabt now off the streets and in custody. of those arrested, # 1 face immigration charges. only one. those arrested is an american citizen. -- 31 face immigration charges. only one of those arrested is an american citizen. >>> lindsay lohan on her way to jail today. that is not the only trouble making headline for the actress this morning. [ female announcer ] welcome to busch gardens williamsburg, where d
. another ten are all in custody here in the u.s. and as fox 5's bob barnard shows us, one of them is causing quite the sensation. >> reporter: this is youtube video of the russian woman who's now the talk of the cyberworld. anna chapman is her name. she's 28, calls herself an entrepreneur. the c.e.o. of a $2 million international real estate company. her photo is now appearing on newspaper websites because according to the u.s. justice department, chapman is a secret agent, a spy for russian intelligence services. >> she's gorgeous. it's like james bond where all the spies look like super models. >> reporter: showing off her picture on the streets of washington, this is the reaction we got. >> a russian spy. no, she's not. >> cover girl. >> if it's true, it's completely ridiculous. i don't know what information they could be trying to get. everything is probably available on the internet. >> i can imagine she could get quite the information from different scenarios. >> reporter: chapman has appeared in federal court, prosecutors calling her a practiced deceiver and extraordinary a
to some of the most educated people in the u.s. researchers of the bookings institution say half of the adults in the d.c. area have college degrees, more than a fifth have graduate or professional degrees. that's more than any other metro area in the nation. >>> one of those smart people, former white house press secretary dana perino has a new job at george washington university. he served as press secretary for president george w. bush from 2007 to 2009. well now she'll be an adjunct professional. she was the first to serve as a white house press secretary. >>> new claims for unemployment numbers will see a drop but most warn not to read too much into that. initial jobless claims dropped to 429,000. that is the lowest level in nearly two years but one concern is that manufacturing companies, including general motors, reported fewer seasonal layoffs than they normally do this time of year. >>> and a new fox 5 franchise. ask the question, is the world broke? here is a likely sign. thousands of people lined up for a federal jobs fair in downtown d.c. wisdom martin was there as we
a fourth round of sanctions by the united nations. the u.s. unilateral sanctions exploit cut off iran's supply of gasoline. >>> and we're following a developing story about former vice president al gore. >> portland, oregon, are reopening a massage therapist's allegations that he groped her years ago. he said he denies making any unwanted sexual actions and and al gore said she made the accusations back in 2006. >>> and teen and drinking and how you as a parent can help keep your children out of trouble. >>> and the maryland race for governor and who robert ehrlich will pick for his running mate. much more ahead. femannouncer: from jennifer, for a limited time only, an incredible 12-piece living room for $599, with a sofa, chair, three tables, two lamps, and more. a 12-piece living room, just $599, only from jennifer. you don't have to spend a lot to have good taste. >>> i have found that partner, that maryland partner to help us turn things around and that partner is mary kane. mary. >> thank you, bob. >> that's bob ehrlich as he announced his running mate as he vied to regain the go
. the exchange of 14 spies took less than an hour and a half. the u.s. getting four people being held in russia on charges they spied for the u.s. u.s. officials say some of those freed by russia were ailing. they also say at least one of the four spies may have exposed information leading to the capture of two of the most damaging spies ever caught in the u.s. and those names could be familiar to somebody out there. we're talking about robert hanson. the swap allowed moscow to avoid ten spy trials in the u.s. that would have potentially spilled embarrassing details of how the agents who posed as ordinary citizens, even having lived here, how they apparently had recovered very little information of value for russia but managed to be watched by the f.b.i. for years and years on end. back here live. the exchange as you mentioned earlier is the largest since the cold war. many saying if was -- it was done really to help the u.s. and russian relations continue to go on the line it's been on, the good relations they've been forging over the last few years. it's really not known what is going to beco
of the u.s. accused of spying for russia, pleading guilty to one count each of conspiring to act as an unregistered agent of a foreign country. internet sensation anna chapman and the others are being spared prison terms and instead being allowed to go back home to russia immediately. >> miss chapman unlike many others who were charged in a conspiracy that dated back over a decade had only been in the united states for a little over six months. >> reporter: the virginia spies will be allowed to take their two young children home to russia with them. the f.b.i.'s case apparently closed. >> the bureau has been covering these people for the better part of ten years. there are probably no more secrets to learn about these people and what they've done and from all we've seen, they didn't do any damage to our national security. >> reporter: as part of the swap, moscow will be releasing four accused spies, including this russian scientist jailed the last six years accused of selling russian naval secrets to the u.s. what do you think about the spy exchange? >> i think it should be one f
that crippled the u.s. economy. craig bosswell has the latest detail. >> reporter: the yays are 60, the nays are 39. the report is agreed to. >> reporter: the senate approved the broadest overhaul financial rule since the great depression. >> giving consumers and taxpayers the strongest protect they had. >> reporter: it creates a new consumer protection bureau untended to protect consumers from predatory lenders and eliminates banks investments and gives the government more power to dismantle troubled financial firms. >> ending too big to fail, never again, ever again should we have to go through what we did in the fall of 2008, to ask the american taxpayer to write a check for $700 billion. when you add it all together, this is going to lead to credit contraction of probably a trillion or more. >> reporter: republicans say the more than 530 new regulations in the 2300-plus page bill will hinder job creation, create more taxes while not addressing the government's role in the financial crisis. >> it does nothing to reform the government-responder -- sponsored enterprises that many believe to
stories tonight. stuck overseas for months. tonight access back into the u.s. tonight a virginia man is finally back home. >>> but we begin with accusations of excessive force. a maryland woman claims police broke her hand. we're diving into the investigation tonight. >>> that woman claims montgomery county police stormed into her wheat on home and knocked her around. i'm maureen umeh. >> i'm will thomas. that woman says because of her injuries she can't work and fears she could lose everything. fox 5's roby chavez is here with the story you will only see right here on fox 5. robbie? >> reporter: a 65-year-old woman is raising strong allegations of excessive force, police brutality and unlawful entry. her hand is bandaged and she's in a cast. she says montgomery county police roughed her up in her oem home. >> this guy grabbed my hand like this and was doing like this. i said stop, stop, you going to break my arm. >> reporter: 65-year-old piero tuno recounts the night she says montgomery county police broke her hand. >> i came from italy and i never get in trouble with nobody. then i
earlier this week has now fled the island nation after he was released on bail. in these court documents u.s. prosecutors say michael zatoli admits his real name and patricia mills gave her name. prosecutors say an intercepted message from the successor to russia's kgb spells out the spice' mission. the only goal and tank of our service and all of all of us is security of our country only for reaching this goal you are dispatched to u.s., settle down there, gain legal status and were expected to striking up useful qain assistances broaden -- acquaintances broadening your circle of connections. the feds say they ended their year's long investigation this week because suspected spy anna chapman, the enter knit sensation was about to leave the u.s. they say natalia is asking that her two children now staying with a friend be sent to russia to live with family. bob barnard, fox 5 news. >> the virginia three were ordered back to court for preliminary hearings next wednesday. federal prosecutors say they expect the grand jury in new york to hand down indictments in the coming days. >>> controversi
who turned around iraq takes command in afghanistan. will u.s. and nato forces change their war-fighting strategy? we'll have a report from the scene and talk to senator joe lieberman from afghanistan. also if not for the oil spill, this would be a money-making weekend all along the gulf coast, but, of course, it's not. we'll have an update on the spill and ask kenneth feinberg, the man in charge of the $20 billion b.p. compensation fund who will be paid, how much and when. plus, president obama slams republicans for blocking unemployment compensation, immigration and wall street reform. what is the g.o.p. response? we find out from south carolina senator jim demint. we'll ask the sunday group if a double-dip recession is in the future, what it could mean for the mid-term election and the president's agenda. all right now on the 4th of july edition of "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in washington. as well celebrate our independence today, we are following two stories, the huge oil spill in the gulf, which is having a terrible impact on the region this holiday we
from sky fox. this landmark spy swap arranged by top officials of the u.s. and russian governments after days of secret negotiations. david lee miller has the details. >> reporter: the f.b.i. watched them for years but just days after their arrest, ten people convicted of spying for russia are handed over to moscow. the united states in return getting four russian prisoners. on thursday the ten agents pleaded guilty in a new york federal court before being whisked away to laguardia's airport where they boarded a private jet. from there it was off to neutral ground, vienna, austria. less than two hours later the spy swap was completed on a remote part of the runway and the planes were back in the air. it's unclear where the ten arrested in the united states will end up but anna chapman arguably the most well known returned to russia and is unlikely to ever step foot on u.s. soil ever again. >> under the agreement that she signed, she can only come back to the united states after direct authorization by the united states government. it is highly unlikely they would ever grant such au
is on line trying to figure out from the u.s. geological service is what we think might have happened might have happened what is the latest? >> nothing official. i was holding on with two hands with my seat. things are shaking in the studio. checking the site here. i will monitor it and see if we didn't have a local earthquake. it's certainly possible. >> when you are on live tv, you can't what was it? we will check it out for you. we'll be right back.  this doesn't have to be our future. not if the senate acts now on legislation to promote energy efficiency, biofuels, and renewable energy sources. let's make america more energy independent, protect our environment, and create millions of new jobs right here at home - instead of losing those jobs to other countries. if you want to change america's energy future, call your senators and tell them to support clean energy legislation now. >>> live look over our area. tucker what you were searching for apparently we had an earthquake at five minutes after 5:00 this morning. >> breaking news. in fact we did have an earthquake ten minu
he was released on bail. and these court documents, u.s. prosecutors say that michael zatoli admits his real name is mikhail kutzex and she's really natali a -- >> among the evidence taken from the couple's arlington apartment, a new laptop computer they got from russia to him them communicate. an intercepted message from the successor to russia's kgb spells out the mission. the only goal and task of our service and awful us is security of our country. only for reaching this goal and you were dispatched to u.s., settled down there, gained legal status and suspected of striking up youthful acquaintances, broadening the circle of your well-placed connections and gaping information and recruiting sources. and they ended their years log investigation because suspected spy ana chapman, nicknamed the red-headed femme fatale was about to leave the u.s. saying that natalia is asking that her two children, now staying with a friend, be sent to russia to live with family. the virginia three were ordered back to court next wednesday for a preliminary hearing. in court this afternoon, a federal
and universities in the u.s. one of those schools, quinnipiac is the defendant in a lawsuit. you see, in an effort to save money, they dropped several varsity sports including women's volleyball. they require equality between male and female athletes so they replaced it with competitive cheer. the judge wrote competitive cheer may sometime in the future qualify. today, however, the activity is too under developed and disorganized to be treated as offering genuine varsity athletic participation for students. nina is an attorney at the national women's law center. >> schools want to cut costs, that's understandable and unfortunately sports are on the chopping block, they can't cut costs on the backs of women. >> reporter: bond says at maryland, female athletes get respect. >> we are in the weight room, we are tutoring sport services, sports medicine, we have access to beautiful facilities and everything we need to compete and compete strong. >> reporter: now, this judge looked at things like who the cheer squads compete against and how they recruit. at maryland there are competitive cheer scholarshi
in iraq. seven years after the u.s.-led invasion that topelled saddam hussein, the united states is handing over the last facility under the control to iraqi authorities and the head said 1500 detainees are in the prison. he said the u.s. is holding on to another 200 detainees. >>> coming up on the news edge at 6, ground workers make an amazing discovery at the world trade center site that dates back hundreds of years. >>> this may not look like your typical day at the office, but they're hoping eventually it will be. i'm beth parker, i -- i will tell what you the coworkers are up to. >> it's named d.c. the -- peta's named d.c. the most vegetarian and vegan-family city. they eat like sunflower vegetarian restaurant helped the city earn the title. peta said d.c. is on the cutting edge of healthy cuisine earth and animal friendly. portland, oregon, and albuquerque, new mexico, round out the top three cities. >>> you heard of coffee breaks or -- brakes or a smoke brake. how about -- smoke break. how about an exercise break? it's started by a california doctor and is in d.c. getting
tails -- details on homeowners facing foreclosure. >>> and plus, the u.s. gets involved as tensions mount between north korea and south korea. >>> talking about tough times. the mayor who's cutting toilet paper from the city budget. we'll explain, coming up.  >>> the threat came during an asian security conference in vietnam. the secretary of state attended the meeting and said that north korea's actions are dangerous and provocative. >> we'll demonstrate once again to the military exercises that the united states stand in firm support of the defense of south korea. >>> they're accused of torpedoing a ship in march. after a meeting on wednesday, secretary clinton announced new sanctions against north korea. since the sinking of the ship, texs are increasing. >> we have to be careful and we have to be clear and very firm that we're not going to be intimidated by the threats. >> secretary clinton says that the sanctions are to design the missions. in washington, craig boswell. >>> there's hope for homeowners trying to save the property. how a massive event is bringing help to th
're accused of living in the u.s. under fake names while operating as russian spies. now prosecutors say two more suspects have confessed to being russian nationals. prosecutors say the couple had two safe deposit boxes, one with $80,000 cash. the other containing $20,000 and fake passports. >> i think the evidence is pretty sound. of course we have to realize that at this point in the case, all that they're doing is putting together enough to show probable cause. so the information that we have so far is certainly not all the information that doj has at that point. >> reporter: we're also learning more about accused spy anna chapman, a woman who lived the high life in new york city. her british ex-husband says he's not surprised by their arrest and their marriage went south when she started having secret meetings with russian friends. >> we certainly don't have all the information but all we know so far is she had some money and some things that people don't normally have. >> reporter: meanwhile the man suspected of funneling money to the spy ring has disappeared from cypress. christopher m
president joe biden and his wife jill are spending the july 4th holiday with u.s. troops in iraq. they presided over citizenship ceremony in bagdad this morning. more than 200 service members were sworn in by vice president biden. and they met with the two iraqi leaders vying to become the nation's next prime minister. >>> the u.s. troops in afghanistan have a new commander. petraeus has taken the stand. >> reporter: general david petraeus assumes the top commander in the war in afghanistan. as a ceremony in kabul, petraeus said they must work together to defeat a stiff enemy. >> we must demonstrate to the people and to the taliban that afghan and our forces are here to safeguard the afghan people. and that we are in this to win, that is our clear objective. >> reporter: he will not make major strategy changes and praised his predecessor, general stanley mcchrystal, who was fired after making unflattering comments about the obama administration in a rolling stones magazine. >> no one did more than helping get the inputs right than general mcchrystal. >> reporter: many continue to
. benjamin netanyahu was here in washington in an effort to mend fences with the u.s. the two leaders didn't want to talk about the recent squabbles. >> reporter: stepping out of his limousine, benjamin netanyahu step into a white house that he tried to get back on the right foot with. >> we will work together in the coming months and years to protect our common interest our countries and peoples against new threats. >> reporter: the obama administration has been at odds with netanyahu from newest bank settlements to may's deadly clash between israeli forces in a flotilla of palestinian supporters. but he praised the prime minister after the face-to-face meeting. >> i believe prime minister netanyahu wants peace. i think he is willing to take risks for peace. >> reporter: israel agreed to ease the gaza blockade and now backs direct peace talks for the first time in two years. experts say the bickering between the white house and netanyahu has been costly. >> i think there is a very strained personal relationship there. >> reporter: james phillips, middle east expert says the white house ma
in russia, accused of spying for the u.s. tonight six years after last being seen, reports that are he has been flown to vienna in advance of a spy swap. >> we never received anything like it. peter heads the spy museum. he served in the cia. he said the suspects are worth more as bargaining chips than intelligence sources. >> the bureau has been covering these people for the better part of 10 years. there are probably no more sec cents to learn about these people. >> reporter: ten people including anna chapman pled guilty to spying for russia after fbi arrests stretching from virginia to boston. the ten are expected to be ex hanged for four russian prisoners, also accused of spying for the u.s. prisoners like igor sutyagin. >> his claim was he was only passing on information publicly available in the press and in russia. >> reporter: mark has been falling the case closely. he said sutyagin may not have been a spy in the first place. >> frankly, he appears to be set up. it's not clear aside from humanitarian grounds that he has any value to the united states. >> reporter: ten days after pr
may choose to legally live in the u.s. as john henrehan reports, that is not the case for gay couples. >> reporter: although the district of columbia and a handful of states new recognize same-sex relationships as marriages or civil unions, federal law does not. these couples, therefore, do not get spousal benefits from associate security, they don't get breaks on federal inheritance taxes and if one of the partners is not an american citizens, that partner may have to leave the u.s. that is the situation for irwin deleon who was born in the philippines and is attending graduate school in the u.s. >> i can't get a green card staying in the u.s. because we're a same-sex couple. different-sex couple can get married and apply for a green card and they'll have it in a few months. >> reporter: irwin has one to two years left on his student visa. even though he's married under d.c. law to a american citizens, john beddingfield who happens to be a episcopal priest in northeast d.c., because they a same-sex couple, irwin may have to leave after earning his doctorate. >> and we talked about it
is celebrating july 4th in baghdad. his wife -- they met with top u.s. military brass and met with a group of senators. they met with lindsay graham, john mccain and lieberman at the airport. the vice president's trip is to show the u.s. is committed to iraq as leaders are trying to form a government four months after the march elections. >>> free bracelets for fallen heros. the maker can't produce enough. a jeweler in texas is flooded with orders and he specially designs the bracelets for people who lost loved ones and into these brace, the napes of family -- fallen family members. >> we're over 1500 orders right now. >> and that way we're going to make it is i have to keep my machinery running all hours. >> and keep the machinery running and volunteers. he's got them working around the clock to fill the orders. july 4th was the deadline but the jeweler doesn't expect to finish the bracelets until september. >>> there is -- . >> and offering needed r&r. here's more at golf therapy. >> reporter: it's made for kings. on the grounds of windsor castle was the scene of the launch of the encour
, develop cleaner fuels. >> reporter: the head of the u.s. travel association wants the giant to set aside half a billion at marketing campaign aimed at getting tourists back to the gulf. craig boswell, fox 5 news. >>> we have continuing coverage at log on 24/7 for instant updates or take a look at the six live underwater cameras. >>> military documents leaked. the defense department is on damage control and changes could be coming to national security. the latest in what some are calling a covert crisis. that is ahead at 5:30. >>> months since tragedy struck. some of the youngest victims continue to face challenges. haitian orphans rescued after the earthquake kept from becoming u.s. citizens. ol i have fallen in love with making bird houses. caw caw! [ director ]what is that? that's a horrible crow. here are some things that i'll make as little portals for my bird friends. honestly, i'd love to do this for the rest of my life so i have to take care of myself. [ male announcer ] to keep doing what you love, keep your heart healthy. cheerios can help. the whole grain oats can
the white house by immigrant families and their supporters. [ speaking in spanish ] >> these are u.s. citizen children, 500 u.s. citizen children, representing 4 million citizen children in this country who have one or more parents undocumented, who have either been deported or in deportation or living in fear of deportation. >> nobody should be separated from the family. no children should be living away from the parents. >> my parents are illegal immigrants and they are treated like criminals and that's not fair. they are only here to work hard, and they've done this so far for 22 years. and i don't see any reason they should go to jail. >> unfortunately obama administration in spite of rhetoric and stance has increased enforcement since the bush administration. we have over 1100 people a day arrested and deported. most of these people have families. that means that between 10,002,000 u.s. citizen children -- 1,000 and 2000 u.s. citizen children see their parents taken by armed men every day. >> reporter: reverend coleman and others call those children of deported illegals obama o
claims they killed one of the u.s. soldiers in a gunfight over the weekend. the insurgents also say they are holding another missing navy sailor. afghan officials got offers from the taliban to exchange the body of the dead soldier but when the afghans asked about the surviving american, the insurgents said they have to check with their superiors. >>> nearly 20 are dead and hundreds more injured as i crowd of thousands turn into his a stampede at a huge music festival in germany. >>> a live look outside. traffic is heavy throughout the morning. there is a look at 395 at duke street. one. the less crazy spots right now. more traffic and weather updates coming up next. it's not back-to-school, it's forward to what's next with an hp netbook, samsung reality or lg cosmos for under $20 after rebate. america needs clean energy, and america needs jobs. wind power can deliver on both - but only if the senate encourages investment by passing a strong renewable electricity standard. with a strong res, we can keep 85,000 wind power workers on the job, and create hundreds of thousands of new jo
the u.s. administration and a lot of investors in the company have expected him to resign. so it is very much expected now. >> reporter: he kept a low profile recently, after a painful congressional hearing, being seen at a yacht race and controversial comments. >> i'd like my life back. >> reporter: they report negotiations on a severance package. the next ceo could be robert dudly that took over his job of overseeing the cleanup in june. he grew up in mississippi, spent 20 years at amoco before they merged with bp. >> americans will be pleased to see that the person that's the favorite to replace tony hayward is american himself. >> reporter: whoever replaces hayward has a lot of cleaning up to do, not just the oil but convincing the u.s. government and citizens bp can be trusted. and the damage is done on the gulf coast. this louisiana marina is empty on a summer weekend. >> in the summer, normally we are very full. our parking lot would normally be loaded with trailers. right now, i count six. >> reporter: bp and the government say the r
moving to connecticut to work as a firefighter there. >>> a search in afghanistan for two missing u.s. sailors continues. the taliban spoke manslaughter says the sailors drove into -- spokesman says the sailors drove into an area and one was killed in a gunfight and another one captured. they say taliban are offering to exchange the body for jailed insurgents. >>> fidel castro has made a rare thrip outside the country's capital. he visited and laid wrests in honor of fallen rebels. his first trip out of havana in 2006 when health crisis forced him to hand over power to his brother. they say he could be doing it to show he is still part of the decision making process. >>> the rush to judgment about u.s.d.a. official shirley sherrod. was it race or politics? and our struggling economy. what's the administration's plan for growth? those were the two big talkers on the sunday morning talk shows. fox has melanie ulnrich has our political round up. >> reporter: first the video. then the firing and the apologies, shirley sherrod's unfortunate turn in the media's hard glare brought hard accu
powell is in kandahar. >> reporter: the u.s. military has launched a full scale search and rescue operation to find these two missing u.s. service members. they are searching the area where they were last seen by air with helicopters and planes and on the ground. now, according to u.s. military officials, the two members that are -- of the military that are missing are members of the united states navy. sailors were last seen leaving a base in kabul sometime friday afternoon in an armored vehicle. it is not clear whether or not they were on an official mission or if they just happened to leave the base for some other reason. the military is not saying why they actually did leave. now, afghan government officials just south of kabul says there is a brief fire fight between this vehicle and the taliban and that the taliban ultimately captured these two individuals. the u.s. military has yet to officially confirm that but the military has been searching that area where the armored vehicle was last seen. the military says they are wasting no effort and time trying to find these two in
secret u.s. documents and then transmitting them to the cuban government. the judge today also sentenced meyers' wife to more than five years in prison for helping her husband steal secrets. >>> a virginia man stuck in the middle east can now come home. yahya weheilie says he isn't holding a grudge against the united states. he was held in egypt for months and placed on the no fly list while the f.b.i. conducted an investigation. he drew suspicion for traveling to yemen nearly two years ago. he went there he says to study arabic. the u.s. considers yemen a safe haven for terrorists. >>> a new report with frightening details about a possible attack on new york city. shawn yancy is everywhere at 11:00. >>> this new intelligence report raises questions about whether new york city was a target in another plot last christmas. the same day as the failed bombing on the detroit bound plane. the document says the final target of that attack is not clear by extremists allegedly had a detailed plan and discussed restaurants and nightclubs in new york city. >>> so far so good in the gulf. the new co
as the decrease in american forces in iraq continues. >>> a u.s. soldier from fredericksburg, maryland died during a non-combat sdind initiating. morgan mcnecessary joined the army in july of 2008 and was deployed last august. >>> the u.s. is infested with russian spies according to the new york post. the cia just arrested nearly a dozen accused spies including three in alexandria. a former intelligence officer told the post about a few thousand russian spies living in the u.s. he went on to say more spies are here now than during the cold war because each one has a long shot hat getting valuable information. so the more moles, the better. >>> speak of spies today's spy tejada is leaps and bounds ahead of where it was just a year ago. all kinds of gadgets are on the market and as necessitated hibbert reports just about nifrn anyone can get their hands on them. >> reporter: in the hay day of 007, the hidden cameras were clunky. the bugs were big, and the wristwatch lens, well, kind of obvious. now, not so much. surveillance is surreptitious and getting more so by the minute. >> you're the first to
responsibility for the double bombings that killed at least 74, including one american. u.s. officials are investigating and helping the families of the injured get care. >> the f.b.i. and state department have been working hand in hand with the family and the hospital. >> reporter: now the friends and family back home are just hoping the ellicott city teen gets the care she needs, a safe trip home and that she can get past the horrible terror attack. >> she had just said five minutes prior to the blast she wanted to stay the summer. >> reporter: the friends back here hoping to get some word from her parents. their flight has been delayed but they finally got a flight out tonight. >> good news. we hope to have more good news on her condition. thank you. >>> fox 5 investigates and police officers said they were let go after reporting illegal activity inside their own department. maureen umeh joins us now with a preview of our exclusive investigation. >> reporter: four former new carrollton police officers just filed a lawsuit against the city they once protected. court documents say the
the explosion and the head of the u.s. travel association is asking bp to set aside a half a billion for a marketing campaign aimed at getting tourists back to the gulf. >>> the man in charge of getting the people of the gulf coast back on their feet is talking about the challenges he's facing. he helped manage the compensation funds for virginia tech, the massacre and 9/11. and this time he said it will be difficult to pinpoint how much businesses and people have lost. >> i'm trying to get the money out to the people and i'll not holding it up. i'm a fiduciary for the people in the gulf. >> reporter: he was not going to disclose what bp is pay pay. >> the president sought to downplay the doubts significant. >> they don't reveal any issues that haven't informed the public debate on afghanistan. >> reporter: military leaders echoed the concern while stressing the material could be harmful but is dated. >> a lot of it is focused on the past and i'm focused on the future. >> reporter: the battleground reports published on wikileaks detail friendly fire incidents and afghan civilian deat
. the other four russians accused of working for the u.s. and the brits. bob barnard is here to break it all down. >> reporter: it's 10-4. mind you all but one of them are russians. the ten whod a mit spying for russia -- ten who admit spying for russia ten days in jail. together in a federal courtroom in new york city, the ten russian spies caught in the u.s. pled guilty to one charge of conspiring to act asen unregistered -- as an unregistered agent of a foreign country. their sentence? a one-way ticket home to russia. the attorney for the infamous ten anna chapman says she took the deal to get out of prison good she never met personally with any official of the russian federation. she never passed information. she never received any money. >> reporter: the virginia spies who call themselves patricia mills will be allowed to take their young children with them. in exchange moscow will be releasing four russian, including a scientist accused of spying for the u.s., jailed for the past six years. >> his claim was that he was only passing on information that was publicly available in the pres
west three u.s. coast guard chopper members were killed in a helicopter crash. it went down just off of james island near la push, washington. that's about 100 miles west of seattle. a fourth person on board survived and is expected to make a full recovery. the crew was heading from oregon back to their base in alaska. it appears the chopper flew low and got tangled up with power lines. >>> well it has all of the all marks of a -- all of the hallmarks of a cold war spy swap. officials have met secretly to exchange spies. the trade could be the largest since 25 prisoners in poland and u.s. were swapped. so far no comment from the government. five of the accused russian spies recently arrested are being sent to new york to join the other five suspects already behind bars. three of them were arrested in arlington. >>> a major promise by cuban leaders now. they will free 52 political prisoners. the agreement came wednesday, yesterday, after a meeting between cuban president raul castro and havana's archbishop and the spanish foreign minister. the activists have been held since 2003. they
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